Certificate of Achievement in Agriculture Technology

Division: Agriculture

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Agriculture Technology or Agriculture Irrigation. Students completing this certificate will have a foundation in basic technician skills that can be applied in many areas of agriculture. The student can choose to focus their training in Agriculture Power Equipment or Agriculture Irrigation.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate safe work habits.
  • Demonstrate and list basic engine operations, both for small and large agriculture equipment.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of irrigation system operation and maintenance.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: general agriculture, sales and service of agriculture equipment, equipment manufacturing, irrigation technician, agriculture mechanics and irrigation 

REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES15
AGTC 106Agriculture Welding3
AGTC 201Intro to Ag Power Equipment3
AGTC 210Ag Project Construction3
PLSI 108Water Management3
WEXP 193 FAgriculture Wrk Exp-1st Sem3
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RESTRICTED ELECTIVES6
Select six units from the following courses:
AG 110Ag Leadership3
AGMT 108AG Business Computer Apps3
AGTC 103Farm Power3
AGTC 202Farm Equipment Construction3
AGTC 212Welding Power Sources/Applicat1
AGTC 219Irrigation System Design3
AGTC 220Irrigation Wells and Pumps3
AGTC 222Irrigation System Installation3
AGTC 225Advanced Ag Power Equipment3
PLSI 118Advanced Irrigation3
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TOTAL21

The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Agriculture Division Chair.

NOTE: AGTC 225 is a 3 unit course starting Fall 2019.